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Plant Details

Zenobia pulverulenta

Zenobia, Honey-cups, Honeycup,

Scientific Name:

Zenobia pulverulenta

Common Name:

Zenobia, Honey-cups, Honeycup,

Plant Family

Ericaceae (Heath Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Shrub

Bloom Color(s):

White

Size in Feet:

4

Light:

Full-sun - Part-sun

Soil Moisture:

Sub-hygric(*)

Bloom Time:

April - May - June

Bloom Area:

Coast

Habitat Description:

Pocosins, margins of pineland ponds. Common in NC Coastal Plain.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

This monotypic genus is a narrow endemic of the Coastal Plain of se. VA, NC, SC, and e. GA

Blooms

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Tom Harville
Late May

Blooms Close Up

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Tom Harville

New Limb

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Tom Harville

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

NC State Extension
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Flora of North America
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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